Yoo Tae-oh might take the lead in a new drama soon!
On June 26, the actor’s agency CJ Entertainment revealed that he had been offered a role in the upcoming romance drama Now, We’re Breaking Up and is reviewing the script.
The drama revolves around Ha Young-eun, a designer at a fashion label. She’s 38 years old but has a cold-hearted approach towards relationships and considers getting emotional a waste of time. Due to the nature of her job, she manages herself well and still looks youthful but prioritizes work and safety in all areas of her life, including love. Park Soo-ae (Sweet Stranger And Me), who is looking to make her small-screen comeback after four years, is in talks for the role.
Yoo has reportedly been offered the lead role of Yoon Jae-guk—a fashion photographer. If he accepts, Yoo would be taking on his first lead role in a drama.
Yoo was born and raised in Germany and has worked extensively in theater productions across New York and Berlin. He came to Seoul in 2009 and made his debut in the movie The Actresses (2009). Along with movies, his filmography consists of supporting roles in major dramas like Arthdal Chronicles (2019), Vagabond (2019), and Chocolate (2019–2020). He was last seen in tvN’s Money Game this year.
Now, We’re Breaking Up will be penned by Jae In, who wrote the 2018 drama Misty and will be directed by Lee Gil-bok of Dr. Romantic 2 (2020) and Vagabond (2019) fame. It is aiming to premiere in the second half of the year.